Democracy says it is acceptable to take money or property from a nonconsenting individual because he is outnumbered. -Unknown
We have a Democratic Republic with many checks and balances for a reason. If left in its pure unchecked form, democracy would naturally lead to abuses of the minority without concern for their rights. Even with the checks and balances if not protected we can still degrade to the same end. We must bring back adherence to our Constitution before we lose our way of life.